Bacterial Vaginosis News and Research

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Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the name of a condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. It is sometimes accompanied by discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning.
New survey highlights need for BV awareness and education to ensure proper care

New survey highlights need for BV awareness and education to ensure proper care

Researchers to study whether menstrual cups can help prevent vaginal infections

Researchers to study whether menstrual cups can help prevent vaginal infections

Microbiome research offers new clues to increased HIV risk in women

Microbiome research offers new clues to increased HIV risk in women

New study finds certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women

New study finds certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women

Certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women, finds new study

Certain bacterial species may increase HIV risk in women, finds new study

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

Study uncovers trigger for recurrent UTI infections

Study uncovers trigger for recurrent UTI infections

Studies shed new light on why young women in South Africa experience high rates of HIV infection

Studies shed new light on why young women in South Africa experience high rates of HIV infection

Engineered vaginal Lactobacilli could reduce heterosexual HIV-1 transmission in women

Engineered vaginal Lactobacilli could reduce heterosexual HIV-1 transmission in women

UNC researchers identify a type of vaginal bacteria that can protect women from HIV

UNC researchers identify a type of vaginal bacteria that can protect women from HIV

Cervicovaginal mucus effectively traps HIV particles

Cervicovaginal mucus effectively traps HIV particles

New study provides biological explanation for how DMPA increases risk of HIV infection

New study provides biological explanation for how DMPA increases risk of HIV infection

Laccure Pessary developed for treatment and prevention of bacterial vaginosis now ready for commercialisation

Laccure Pessary developed for treatment and prevention of bacterial vaginosis now ready for commercialisation

Symbiomix closes $41 million Series A financing and reports positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 2 trial

Symbiomix closes $41 million Series A financing and reports positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 2 trial

New microarray-based tool provides fast, reliable assessment of vaginal health

New microarray-based tool provides fast, reliable assessment of vaginal health

Symbiomix Therapeutics announces positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 1 clinical program

Symbiomix Therapeutics announces positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 1 clinical program

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

Population Council to present research on novel approaches to HIV prevention at HIV R4P 2014

Population Council to present research on novel approaches to HIV prevention at HIV R4P 2014

Researchers find good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection

Researchers find good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection